No matter what type of business you might be in, using retail point of sale software will make every aspect of your business easier – from shipping and receiving to monitoring your stock and supply with ease. There is an entire realm of your business that deals exclusively with making sure that you can run your business – in short, inventory. Without a good set up for retail pos software, keeping track of a large inventory can be absolute murder for many companies, especially if you need to reconcile stock between multiple locations, such as a warehouse and a sales floor.
The idea behind retail pos systems is to provide your business with a way to manage the logistics and inventory across a number of locations and a number of stocks. Prior to the existence of these types of programs, inventory would need to be done manually. This resulted in a wide variety of problems due to the requirements of collecting the manpower to physically count everything. It also called for massive storage space in terms of paperwork and records. Having your own POS system can turn that nightmare into a few simple clicks of your computer.
With retail point of sale software at your business, your stock is entered into the system as it is received in your warehouse or sales room, so that you can always know exactly how many pieces of a particular item you have and where they are located. Furthermore, your electronic inventory is automatically updated every time a piece is sold, letting you keep a real time view of which parts of your product inventory are moving well and which ones are not selling, due to either price or age.
Additionally, the software will enable you to not only keep track of your inventory in real time, but also to look at sales trends across your entire business. Retail point of sale software gives you access to an amazing variety of data as you look over sales information related to the time of year, product placement, or even just in terms of measuring how effective your advertising could be. For example, if you run an advertisement for a particular product, your POS system can track how effectively it sold during the course of the sale, as opposed to during any other time of the year
PROFITsystems, a HighJump product, started in the home goods industry by selling furniture long before computers came along. Known back then as the Stark family, we bring more than a century of experience to our retail point of sale software. Call for a free demonstration at your business, and you’ll see why our system is the best on the market.